All posts tagged “Dziga Vertov

A Revolutionary Impulse: The Rise of the Russian Avant-Garde at The Museum of Modern Art, December 3, 2016 – March 12, 2017

“In Russia in the early twentieth century, far-reaching artistic innovation and intense social and political turmoil were inextricably intertwined. During the early 1910s, under the tsarist autocracy that had ruled for three centuries, avant-garde artists sought to overthrow entrenched academic conventions by experimenting with complex… Read More

The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography, Early Soviet Film at The Jewish Museum, September 25, 2015 – February 7, 2016

“From early vanguard constructivist works by Alexander Rodchenko and El Lissitzky, to the modernist images of Arkady Shaikhet and Max Penson, Soviet photographers played a pivotal role in the history of modern photography. The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography, Early Soviet Film will examine… Read More